WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress has voted to set aside more than 2 million acres in nine states as protected wilderness - from California's Sierra Nevada mountains to the Jefferson National Forest in Virginia. The legislation, which opponents, mostly Republicans, called a "land grab" that would block energy development on vast swaths of federal land, is on its way to President Barack Obama for his likely signature.
The city of Santa Clarita will host its new skate park's public Grand Opening on Friday at 3:30 p.m., but 30 local kids will get to surf the concrete turf early.
Four suspected burglars are behind bars today after Deputies Vaziri and Marino, assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station / City of Santa Clarita's Community Interaction Team (CIT), spotted a vehicle matching the description given in a residential burglary yesterday. The same vehicle, a black Mercedes Sport Utility Vehicle, had been spotted by neighbors at the scene of other residential burglaries in the Santa Clarita Valley over the past several weeks and deputies have ...
The city will host a Pool School for Homeowners class on Thursday, April 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center. Certified pool technicians will host the class, designed to help homeowners cut costs by maintaining their back yard pools without hired assistance and understanding energy efficient maintenance techniques.
The SCV School & Business Alliance is looking for local business and community leaders who would be willing to share a Saturday morning giving local young people some insight into their chosen careers and professions.
Twenty women representing local community service organizations will be honored at the annual Women in Service Celebration sponsored by Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley.
It's not summer until the Vans Warped Tour presented by AT&T begins. The annual punk rock extravaganza celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, and organizers are promising the most memorable jaunt yet for North America's longest-running touring festival. The 46-date tour commences June 26 in Pomona, CA and finishes August 23 in Carson, CA (see full list of tour dates, cities and venues below). The tour's kick-off party is confirmed for Thursday, April 2 at ...
Local rock band Harris Grade hosts a video release party for their "Hold On for Your Life" single on Thursday, March 26 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Cine Space, 6356 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028.
The Elks' Santa Clarita Lodge 2379 will participate in the Fifth Annual 5K Walk for Hope on Saturday, April 18 at Castaic Lake, 32132 Castaic Lake Dr.
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society screens the Fab Four in their 1964 smash hit comedy "A Hard Day's Night" on Saturday, April 4. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the film rolls at dusk.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a free Enterprise Zone Breakfast today from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita City Council Chambers.
Students from California Institute of the Arts will participate in an art exhibit entitled "Jeunes Talents," hosted by Maison de la France and showcasing photography from the students' recent trip to France.
The 2009 Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Expo is slated for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10, at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex, 20880 Centre Pointe Pkwy., Canyon Country 91351.
Players in the city of Santa Clarita's Youth Basketball Program competed in the winter league championships at Hart High School on March 14.
It's Lent, and our congregation is collectively reciting the Nicene Creed. Without warning, four pews forward, he collapsed. From standing tall with voice strong, he buckled. His wife caught his fall, guiding him to a supine position on the pew. I, and others rushed forward to aid.
Recently I watched as our president stood at the podium on the patio of the White House and announced his decision to seek congressional approval before unleashing military action against Syria.
It's an honor to be selected to attend either of the week-long summer leadership sessions held at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis or the United States Military Academy at West Point. But being selected for both is nearly unheard of.
The new requirements for No Child Left Behind waivers from the Department of Education have some bad news for America's teachers.
Republicans have largely squandered an August that should have been spent preparing the American people for a showdown with Democrats over the president's health care law.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.